Sleep and Pulse Oximetry Studies

  1. Telemonitoring in continuous positive airway pressure-treated patients improves delay to first intervention and early compliance: a randomized trial – https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/
  2. Reflectance pulse oximetry: Practical issues and limitations –https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405959516301205#.
  3. Racial Bias in Pulse Oximetry Measurement – https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc2029240
  4. The Ignored Parameter in the Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: The Oxygen Desaturation Index –https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6017211/
  5. The Value of Oxygen Desaturation Index for Diagnosing Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review –https://www.researchgate.net/The_Value_of_Oxygen_Desaturation_Obstructive_Sleep_Apnea
  6. Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome: Sick, Symptomatic but Underrecognized –  https://bit.ly/3d9YmIA
  7. Serum proteomic changes in adults with obstructive sleep apnoea –https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1365-2869.2011.00955.x

 

The following table has been developed base on finding from paper #7

 

  AHI ODI 3% SpO2 min T90 % SpO2 mean
Normal (green) <5 <9 >90 0-1 >95
Mild (yellow) 6-15 10-20 85-89 1-4 93-94
Moderate (orange) 16-30 21-29 80-84 5-10 91-92
Severe (red) >30 >30 <79 >10 <90
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